CYRRC Pre-Conference Forum at Metropolis 2023

Call For Proposals

On March 15, 2023, join the Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition (CYRRC) as we bring together researchers, service provider organizations (SPOs), community partners, and people with lived experience (PWLE) to share the latest research that examines the supports that refugee children and youth need at home, school and in their communities. Participants will also consider how research can be applied by SPOs and policy makers to support refugee children, youth, and their families, and how the impact of research can be strengthened.

This Call for Proposals aims to bring a multisystemic perspective to the question of how best to support refugee children, youth, and families as they settle in Canada. We are seeking one presenter from each of the CYRRC’s four research clusters to present recent research and participate in an interdisciplinary panel discussion. The four clusters are:

Important Points

Date: March 15, 2023

Venue: The Westin, Ottawa, ON

Cost: $95 per person; $45 for students/NGOs (fees waived for presenters)

* This forum is an official pre-conference event of the 25th annual Metropolis Canada Conference.

Please submit your proposal by December 15, 2022

For more information, please email Simone Chia-Kangata at or Rena Vanstone at